A year ago I sat down and tried to look at my life as a PhD student like a theater play. By taking a somewhat ironic meta-perspective, I attempted to describe... MORENOTE: This entry is based on the article, «Perceptions and Practices of Replication by Social and Behavioral Scientists: Making Replications a Mandatory Element of Curricula Would Be Useful«. In times... MOREThis report of the III. interdisciplinary workshop «Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance» was written by Jörg Pohle. Bereits zum dritten Mal (Bericht I. Workshop, Bericht II. Workshop) luden Jörg Pohle (Humboldt Institut... MOREOn 14 April 2016, the plenary session of the European Parliament completed the legislative process for the General Data Protection Regulation. As rapporteur of the European Parliament, Jan Philipp Albrecht... MOREIn this first part of his startup and technology trends 2017 series, HIIG researcher Robin Tech discusses advances in the fields of AI, food delivery, and autonomous vehicles. Continue reading... MOREOriginally developed to make cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin possible, Blockchain technology has become a huge phenomenon that attracts both hacktivists and venture capitalists. How do these different groups come together and... MOREThe internet started off as a free uncontrollable space, a place for global knowledge and communication that would transcend class, gender and origin. What is left of these utopian ideas?... MORETo measure the reach of online content on the different existing platforms you need a consistent standard. For example on Facebook three seconds count as a view while on YouTube... MOREEverything has become indexed and ranked – from democracy, freedom of the net, rule of law to E-government. The UN’s recently published 9th E-government survey, which ranks the eGovernment status... MORE

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